Donegal carpets

The production of Irish hand-knotted Donegal carpets began in the late 19th century, in the village of Killybegs on Donegal County, Ireland.

Donegal carpet ca. 1900. Christies
Donegal carpet ca. 1899. Sothebys
Donegal carpet Ireland, circa 1900. Bonhams & Butterfields
Lot 207. A KILLYBEGS CARPET, IRELAND Estimate: 7,000 – 10,000 USD. Approximately 16ft. by 14ft. 6in. (4.88 by 4.42m.) circa 1900

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